19 days in Melbourne, Kangaroo Island & Sydney Itinerary

19 days in Melbourne, Kangaroo Island & Sydney Itinerary

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19 days in Melbourne, Kangaroo Island & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  27​h
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Berlin

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Victoria and National Sports Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Warrandyte State Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, wander the streets of Collins St/Swanston St, identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, and stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planning app .

Berlin, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Melbourne is 9 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Wildlife, #Tours, #Parks
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National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Visiting Flinders Chase National Park and Seal Bay Conservation Park will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, enjoy the sand and surf at Island Beach, Head underground at Kelly Hill Caves, and sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building (QVB)for some retail therapy. Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Brett Whiteley Studio capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and The Candy Store Leura (in Leura). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel planner .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Sydney by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Pulpit Rock Lookout, The Candy Store Leura
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Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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